WEIRTON, W.Va. — A road improvement project on former Weirton Steel Corp. land in Weirton has received more support from U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., according to the Weirton Daily Times.

The road will provide access to the Frontier Crossing development which includes the proposed Form Energy battery plant.

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The senators announced last Wednesday that the project will receive $1.5 million in Congressionally Directed Spending currently included in the 2023 fiscal appropriations bill.